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On the second anniversary of the Russo-Ukrainian war, US Ambassador to China Burns: Very disappointed with China

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On the second anniversary of the Russo-Ukrainian war, US Ambassador to China Burns: Very disappointed with China

RussiaattackukraineOn the occasion of its second anniversary, US Ambassador to China Burns publicly expressed in Beijing yesterday that the US is “deeply disappointed” by China’s continued support for Russia. He is also deeply concerned by the actions of Chinese companies to boost the Russian military-industrial complex and has raised this with Chinese counterparts.

On the eve of the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU missions in Poland, Ukraine and China jointly held a gathering in Beijing on the 23rd to express their firm support for Ukraine. Nicholas Burns made the above remarks when giving his final speech at the meeting.

According to the official website of the US Embassy in China, Burns said that two years ago this week Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was the biggest threat to European peace and world peace since World War II. “A free, secure and ordered future, a Europe that is intact, free and at peace, everything is at stake in the fight for Ukraine.”

He said that Russia’s aggression is a heinous crime, it is a complete violation of the UN Charter and a direct violation of the international system. Russian President Vladimir Putin must be kept out of Ukraine and prevented from threatening Poland, Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania, NATO allies, and NATO itself.

Burns also said that the murder of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has completely exposed the cruelty, brutality, arrogance and authoritarianism of those in power in Moscow.

Burns then changed the subject and asked: “So what did China do?” He bluntly said that the United States is deeply disappointed that China continues to provide political and diplomatic support to Russia, which violated the UN Charter and illegally and brutally invaded Ukraine. Two years ago. ,

Burns also said the United States was deeply disappointed that the state-controlled news media in Beijing blamed NATO and the European Union for the war. The blame must fall squarely on the shoulders of one person in the Kremlin.

He noted that the United States is very concerned by the actions of Chinese companies to fuel the Russian military-industrial complex and that over the past two or three weeks he has raised these concerns with his Chinese counterparts.

Burns described China’s silence on the existence of Ukraine’s sovereignty and independence as “deafening.” Furthermore, his support for Russia is indeed deeply worrying.

Burns has rarely publicly criticized China in Beijing. The US Embassy also posted the speech on its official Weibo, prompting encouraging responses from mainland netizens, the majority of whom expressed support for Ukraine. As of press time, this speech has not been censored or removed.

The war in Ukraine has been tense recently. Although China claims to “encourage peace and promote dialogue”, it has not yet put pressure on Russia, causing dissatisfaction in the United States.

The New York Times reported that the US Secretary of Stateblinken(Antony Blinken) met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Munich on the 16th. “The meaning of confrontation is clear”, and he warned China not to provide “material support” for Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Blinken said China should not help Russia’s war in Ukraine, amid growing concern that Beijing is slowly beginning to do so, including providing satellite imagery and electronics that could help Russia monitor Russia’s private operations. Can help produce military hardware for the militia.

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